Suspects at large after violent home invasion in Panorama City

A group of robbers entered a Panorama City home Thursday morning and assaulted at least one of the residents inside before taking off with some of family's possessions, police said.

The family told news outlets they believed they were targeted because they are in the jewelry business.

The home invasion occurred around 2 a.m. at 8007 Broadleaf Ave., said an officer at the Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Division.

There were anywhere from four to seven suspects, armed with rifles, stun guns and handguns involved, according to reports from the scene.

Police said the suspects beat up at least one of the residents inside the home and that person suffered minor injuries. It was reported that another resident was shocked with a stun gun and that three residents were taken to hospitals for minor injuries.

It wasn't immediately clear how many people were inside the home, but reports indicated there were children sleeping inside while the adults in the home were either held down or attacked.

The suspects reportedly took safes, purses and jewelry.

The suspects, were wearing masks, gloves and were dressed in all dark clothing.

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